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Wenyuan Gao——Professor

Room A502, Building 24, Tianjin University
School of Pharmaceutical Science and Technology
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Education Experience
1994 Ph. D. Peking Union Medical College, China
Professional Experience
1994-1998 Assistant and Associate professor Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, China
1998-2000 Postdoctoral fellow Chungbuk National University, Korea
2000-2001 Hong Kong Institute of Biotechnology LTD, Hong Kong
2002-2015 Professor Tianjin University, China
Research Area

The research of the Gao group encompasses three main areas, including 1) Production of active constituents by biotechnology in medicinal plants, b) Development of functional products from Traditional Chinese Medicine and natural products, and c) Development of new drugs from Traditional Chinese Medicine and natural products.


Honors and Awards
Highlighted Publications
Li, X.; Wang, T. T.; Zhou, B.; Gao, W. Y.;, Cao, J. G.; Huang, L. Q. Chemical composition and antioxidant and anti-inflammatory potential of peels and flesh from 10 different pear varieties (Pyrus spp.). Food Chem. 2014, 152, 531.
Jiang, Q. Q.; Gao, W. Y.; Li X.; Man, S. L.; Shi, Y. P.; Yang, Y. X.; Huang, L. Q.; Liu, C. X. Comparative susceptibilities to alkali-treatment of A-, B-and C-type starches of Dioscorea zingiberensis, Dioscorea persimilis and Dioscorea opposita. Food Hydrocoll 2014, 39, 286.
Man, S. L.; Fan, W.; Liu, Z.; Gao, W. Y.; Li, Y. Y.; Zhang, L. M.; Liu, C. X. Antitumor pathway of Rhizoma Paridis Saponins based on the metabolic regulatory network alterations in H22 hepatocarcinoma mice. Steroids 2014, 84, 17.
Qu, Z.; Zhang, J. Z.; Gao, W. Y.; Guo, H. M.; Liu C. X. Bidirectional effects of methanol extract of Wei-Chang-An pill on gastrointestinal transit and the spasmolytic activity on isolated rat jejunum. J. Ethnopharma 2014, 155, 203.
Wang, J.; Man, S. L.; Gao, W. Y.; Zhang, L. M.; Huang, L. Q. Cluster analysis of ginseng tissue cultures, dynamic change of growth, total saponins, specific oxygen uptake rate in bioreactor and immuno-regulative effect of ginseng adventitious root. Indust. Crops Prod.2013, 41 57.
ResearcherID Publications
Year Title Author(s) Source Volume
2011 [Affect of Ag+ and La3+ elicitors on growth and accumulation of adventitious roots of Periploca sepium]. Zhang, Jian; Gao, Wenyuan; Wang, Juan; et al. Zhongguo Zhong yao za zhi = Zhongguo zhongyao zazhi = China journal of Chinese materia medica 36
2011 Study on physico-chemical properties of dialdehyde yam starch with different aldehyde group contents Zhang, Liming; Liu, Peng; Wang, Yugao; et al. Thermochimica Acta 512
2011 Study on the morphology, crystalline structure, and thermal properties of Fritillaria ussuriensis Maxim. starch acetates with different degrees of substitution Li Xia; Gao Wenyuan; Jiang Qianqian; et al. Starch-Starke 63
2011 Synthesis and properties of carboxymethyl Pueraria thomsonii Benth. starch Jiang, Qianqian; Gao, Wenyuan; Li, Xia; et al. Starch-Starke 63
2011 Study on Pharmacokinetics of Amygdalin After Oral Administration of Semen Persicae Extraction in Rat Plasma by HPLC Zhang, Zhidan; Gao, Wenyuan; Ma, Chaoyi; et al. Latin American Journal of Pharmacy 30
2011 Steroid Saponins and Other Constituents from the Rhizome of Trillium tschonoskii Maxim and Their Cytotoxic Activity Zhao, Wanshun; Gao, Wenyuan; Wei, Jinchao; et al. Latin American Journal of Pharmacy 30
2011 Simultaneous Determination of Nine Active Components in Traditional Chinese Medicine 'Xue-Fu-Zhu-Yu' Capsule by HPLC-ELSD Gao, Ying; Gao, Wenyuan; Guo, Peng; et al. Latin American Journal of Pharmacy 30
2011 Production of saponions and polysaccharide in the presence of lactoalbumin hydrolysate in Panax quinquefolium L. cells cultures Wang, Juan; Gao, Wenyuan; Zhang, Jian; et al. Plant Growth Regulation 63
2011 Preparation, physicochemical characterization and in vitro digestibility on solid complex of maize starches with quercetin Zhang, Liming; Yang, Xin; Li, Shan; et al. Lwt-Food Science and Technology 44
2011 Physicochemical, crystalline, and thermal properties of native, oxidized, acid, and enzyme hydrolyzed Chinese yam (Dioscorea opposite Thunb) starch Li Xia; Gao Wenyuan; Jiang Qianqian; et al. Starch-Starke 63